FSD-Ferretti Security and Defence at “Seafuture & Maritime Technologies 2018” for the European debut of the Fast Patrol Vessel FSD 195.
Monday, June 18, 2018
La Spezia, June 18th 2018 – FSD-Ferretti Security and DefenceFerretti Group’s division dedicated to Defence and Security, participates at Seafuture 2018, one of the most important Italian exhibitions dedicated to security and defense at sea, scheduled from June 19th to 23rd at the military arsenal of La Spezia.
On this occasion, the patrol boat Fast Patrol Vessel FSD 195 will make its debut in European waters, demonstrating the Ferretti Group's skills in terms of innovation and technology dedicated to professional vessels for maritime Safety and Defense.
The boat will be presented in the new variant, Fast Attack Craft.
20-meters long boat, about 38 tons weight, can easily exceeds 50 knots speed and an autonomy range of over 500 miles.
The Fast Attack Craft is equipped with two 1900 hp engines and can be fitted with machine guns, as well as other weapon systems. In this configuration, it can also install a couple of Marte Mk2 missile launchers on the stern of the cockpit and a Rheinmetall armoring kit on the boundaries of the operative area.
FSD195 displays also an innovative dual band satellite telecommunications system provided by Skytech (an IDS company) mod.BB50 and gyro stabilizer SEAKEEPER mod. NG9
Moreover, it has also been tested with great success in Italian waters as a “chase boat” (bullet proofed tender), for agile and reliable civil security usages.
Fast Patrol Vessel FSD 195, exposed in water for sea trials at Seafuture, will be available to the guests of the event.
Under the patronage of the Ministries of Transport, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Economic Development and with the strategic partnership of Fincantieri, Seafuture & Maritime Technologies 2018 confirms to be an event of strategic importance and of high international relevance for institutions and companies operating in the defense sector.
143 exhibitors and international delegations coming from 40 worldwide countries representing as many military navies will make the event the ideal stage for the presentation of the news in the field of innovation and naval technology, both in the Defense sector and in the Civil Marine sector .
FSD-Ferretti Security & Defence is represented at Seafuture2018 by Director, Giuliano Felten and Head of Operations, Andrea Ameli.
“The presence at Seafuture & Maritime Technologies is the best opportunity to present, for the first time in Italy and in Europe, our FSD 195. But not only: it is also a unique opportunity for business and networking to share experiences and ideas with the major players in the market, universities and research centers.
We are happy to expose a high-tech avant-garde boat to the attention of a competent and international public, which, in line with the Ferretti Group's strategy, aims to offer to the most demanding users an integrated set of services and capabilities mission without compromise", commented Giuliano Felten.